Ah, December in Michigan: the nights are long, the temps are low, and it's socially acceptable to eat dessert three meals a day. No matter what kind of healthy diets we try to maintain the rest of the year, this is the month when all bets are off for sugar intake.
Resolving a conundrumBy Mark Nixon
If cooking is art, then the beauty of cooking is that each meal presents the artist with a blank canvas.
Therein lies the wonder — or the curse — of many a bistro. Cooking can so easily devolve into widget-making. It becomes a daily slog f...
Le Beaujolais nouveau est arrive! Translation: The new Beaujolais has arrived. What began as a local French tradition for efficiently creating and consuming wine from the current year harvest gradually morphed into a worldwide tradition and celebration.
If it weren't for chili, there's a good chance folks would just roll down the metal shutters and call it a winter. The cold weather staple has become so prevalent in Michigan, you'd practically think we invented it (we didn't, of course — credit the 16th century Aztecs).
He Ate/She Ate is a new City Pulse food feature starting this week. Each month, the writers will each separately visit a Lansing-area restaurant before "casting their palates" with a qualitative subjective review. He Ate/She Ate will appear in the second issue of every month.